|Oritsé Williams Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||November 27, 1986|
Oritsé Williams is an English singer, songwriter, dancer, poet, and record producer who is best remembered as one of the members of the 4-piece boy band, JLS (2006-2013; 2020-Present) along with Marvin Humes, Aston Merrygold, and JB Gill.
Oritsé Jolomi Matthew Soloman Williams
OWS, Music Boy
London, England, United Kingdom
London, England, United Kingdom
He studied at St Edwards School and Larmenier & Sacred Heart Primary School, both located in West London.
Furthermore, he is an alumnus of the British International School in Lagos, Nigeria, and the Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School located in London.
Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Record Producer, Poet
- Mother – Sonia Williams
- Siblings – He has 2 younger brothers and 1 younger sister.
He was represented by John Black in 2015.
R&B, Pop, Hip Hop, Dance
Vocals, Trumpet, Guitar
- Epic Records
- O-Street Records
- Overthrow Records
- RCA Records
- Jive Records
- J Records
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
81 kg or 178.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Oritsé has dated –
- Aimee Jade Azari (2012-2016) – In 2012, he began a relationship with the dancer and choreographer Aimee Jade Azari. The two welcomed a son named Omre Williams on August 24, 2014. However, they called it quits two years later in 2016.
- Kazz Kumar (2019-Present) – Kazz slid into the Everybody in Love singer’s DMs in 2019 and the two quickly hit it off. After nearly 2 years of dating, Oritsé proposed to his ladylove in October 2021. Their wedding took place in Jamaica in September 2022.
Race / Ethnicity
He has Jamaican ancestry on his mother’s side.
- He wears ear studs.
- Light-colored eyes
- He often sports dreadlocks.
Oritsé has endorsed brands such as –
- Walkers Crisps
- Nintendo Wii Party
- Cancer Research UK
- Rays of Sunshine
- MS Society
Oritsé Williams Favorite Things
- Film – The Lion King (1994)
Source – IMDb
Oritsé Williams Facts
- His mother suffers from multiple sclerosis and Oritsé has cared for her since the age of 12 years.
- Oritsé likes to listen to the music of Tina Turner, Michael Jackson, Prince, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Lenny Kravitz, Musiq Soulchild, India Arie, Usher, and John Legend.
- In 2008, he participated in the 5th series of X Factor along with his bandmates from JLS. Although the season was won by Alexandra Burke, JLS ended up as runners-up of that year.
- In September 2018, he was accused of ra*ing a 20-year-old fan after a concert in Wolverhampton in December 2016. Oritsé denied the accusation and he was eventually acquitted of all charges by a jury in May 2019.
- In 2013, he competed in the dance competition show Stepping Out with his then-girlfriend, Aimee Jade Azari. The duo faced Brian McFadden and his wife Vogue Williams in the final round of the competition and were declared the winners on September 28, 2013.
- Oritsé founded the boy band named UFO with himself, Marvin Humes, Aston Merrygold, and JB Gill in 2007. The band later changed its name to JLS (Jack the Lad Swing) since a rock band named UFO already existed at that time.
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